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Frances Perkins

On MSNBC’s The Last Word, Lawrence O’Donnell argues that she has earned a place on our coins and bills. His spot includes audio and video of Perkins.

August 1, 2014 - 1:15pm
Camille Theriaque FP’15

A leukemia diagnosis changed FP senior Camille Theriaque’s life. Leaving a 20-year firefighting career, she’s preparing to help others in a different way.

August 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
Professor of Environmental Studies Lauret Savoy

Environmental studies chair Lauret Savoy talks movingly about the braided strands of natural history and human history—including the role of race.

August 1, 2014 - 8:45am
Barbara Moakler Byrne '76, vice chairman of investment banking at Barclays and Mount Holyoke trustee

Investment banking powerhouse Barbara Byrne ’76 launched a new index of companies with at least 25% female leaders, reports Politico.

July 31, 2014 - 11:30am
Audrey St. John, associate professor of computer science

In its latest newsletter (see p. 9), the Henry Luce Foundation shows how Professor Audrey St. John has helped double interest in computer science.

July 30, 2014 - 4:15pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

On Difficult Dialogues, President Pasquerella and MHC director of math leadership programs Michael Flynn discuss what the common core is, and isn’t.

July 29, 2014 - 3:30pm
Meghan Godorov, assistant director, Career Development Center

The finance site CardHub tapped MHC career development staffer Meghan Godorov for expert advice to students on leveraging summer break.

July 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
Julisa Campbell ’16

Julisa Campbell’s internship at Château de Chantilly was featured in a Huffington Post article on women gaining valuable career experience this summer.

July 25, 2014 - 8:15am
Time magazine logo

A Time magazine article, noting that many colleges don’t give students real-world job skills, noted Mount Holyoke as a laudable exception to the rule.

July 23, 2014 - 2:45pm
Harvard banner in flames

A thought-provoking New Republic article argues that MHC and other liberal arts-focused colleges give students a better education than the Ivies.

July 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

President Lynn Pasquerella discusses freedom for Cambodian activist Mu Sochua, and other current news items, on The Bill Newman Show. (Audio)

July 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Carlin Carr ’00

An article in The Guardian by Carlin Carr ’00 lauds the gains of Dalit (“untouchable”) women, who now earn money by trash collecting in Pune, India.

July 23, 2014 - 10:15am
Ning Xie ’15

Lia Poulos ’16 and Ning Xie ’15 were featured in a Huffington Post article about science-related summer work done by women’s college students.

July 23, 2014 - 10:00am
Gerry Rivadeneira ’16

Gerry Rivadeneira ’16 was among the protesters urging President Obama not to deport the unaccompanied refugee children arriving at America’s borders.

July 23, 2014 - 8:45am
Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

The Daily Hampshire Gazette covered President Lynn Pasquerella’s effort to win the release of Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua.

July 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella writes in the Hampshire Gazette on the changing questions asked by physicians and patients about end-of-life issues.

July 22, 2014 - 2:15pm

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